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Old 16-06-2011, 21:36   #1
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[News] Heavenly Creatures (UK) in September

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Peccadillo Pictures have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Heavenly Creatures on 12th September 2011. Peter Jackson directs this drama starring Kate Winslet and Melanie Lynskey in their screen debuts. The film is based on the notorious 1954 Parker-Hulme murder case in Ne...

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Old 16-06-2011, 21:36   #2
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that's it?! it's an insult to one of the greatest movies ever made....
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Old 17-06-2011, 07:26   #3
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Well, that's generally what you get when you have a UK exclusive.

The shortest version, the so-called "International Version" is apparently Peter Jackson's prefered cut.

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Old 19-06-2011, 01:20   #4
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But which version of the film is this?
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Old 20-06-2011, 19:32   #5
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I asked and it's the 99min version, Jackson's intended version I'm told. From what else they said it sounds like they've put in a lot of effort into remastering it.
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Thanks Dave. I guess I'll also hang on to my old US DVD with the longer version (not that I was going to get rid of it anyway).

Don't know which version I saw in the cinema - looking at the BBFC site it was presumably the 99 minute version, although it was a festival screening (I think).
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This review says some early discs were botched, picture wise?

http://www.blu-ray.com/movies/Heaven.../24503/#Review

Are all copies ok now as it is a while ago?
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